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The Diamond Brothers in South by South East [Paperback]

Anthony Horowitz
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5 July 2012 Diamond Brothers (Book 3)
Tim is broke. So when a mysterious stranger offers him a wad of money for his overcoat, it seems like a stroke of good fortune. But there are worse things than being broke. Being shot, for one – which is what happens to the stranger, and could soon be the fate of the Diamond Brothers…

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  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Walker (5 July 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1406341444
  • ISBN-13: 978-1406341447
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.8 x 1.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (34 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 52,668 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Anthony Horowitz is the creator of the phenomenal Alex Rider books and the bestselling Power of Five series. He won the 2006 British Book Awards Red House Children's Book of the Year for Ark Angel and the 2003 Red House Children's Book of the Year Award for Skeleton Key. Anthony, who wrote the script for the Alex Rider movie Stormbreaker, also writes extensively for TV, with credits including Midsomer Murders and Foyle's War. He lives in Clerkenwell, London.

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"Hilariously silly... daft, snappy stuff." (Yorkshire Post)"

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Meet the Diamond Brothers, the world's worst private-detective agency, in this Chandler-esque spoof series from the creator of Alex Rider. eBook available.

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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Funny and well written 16 Sep 2005
By A Customer
Format:Paperback
The diamond brothers are on the move yet again and are caught up in trying to find someone who is planning to murder someone else. I like the idea of MI5 (Tim: I've driven up it. Nick - no that's the M5 motorway) and the head of MI5 is also quite good. It is based to be the complete opposite of North By North West by Hitchcock as you may guess from the title but the really quite sad jokes still are funny and it involves a scene in a cornfield just like Hitchcock's movie. Tim is brainless as usual and Nick is the brainy one although Tim always takes the credit.
Anyway, 10/10 - hope you enjoy it as much as I have.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining Read... 26 Nov 2007
Format:Paperback
This book was very funny in places and quite a good read. Nice reading material for a short journey. The story was quite exciting and maintained a good pace throughout the book.
(my daughter's review - aged 10)
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13 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I Died Laughing (But not literally of course) 19 Mar 2003
Format:Paperback
I don't know what age range these books are aimed at, and I don't care. I'm 41 and I loved it. This one (fairly obviously) is a Hitchcock pastiche. Alright, a lot of the jokes are corny. That doesn't stop them being extremely funny.

This time, Tim and Nick Diamond are on the trail of a ruthless killer while on the run from the police. Yes it has a scene in a cornfield. Yes it has Rushmore (read it to find out). It has many more references. And it has the famous Diamond Brothers.

More please Mr Horowitz!
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5.0 out of 5 stars The best of the series 15 Jun 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
I can not strain the point of how good this book is. MI5 is a briliant thing to write about and always grips you. The enemy was so well put together as a charecter and like always a great read for 10- It is by far one of the most interting ones of the series. get the book without hesitation.
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4.0 out of 5 stars An interesting read 30 April 2014
By IanCook
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Bought for my son who enjoyed it as a good action story.Characters are interesting and appeals to boys who like fast moving stories
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant 7 April 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Great book with an epic adventure. Lots of cheesy jokes. Surprising twist. I can't wait to read the next book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A brilliant, humorous read! 4 April 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
AWESOMELY EXECUTED BOOK!!!!!! The Diamond Brothers series hasn't disappointed yet for me, so that's why I give it 4 1/2 out of 5!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Loved by recipient 9 Jan 2014
Format:Paperback
Bought for my nephew (10) for Christmas, he loved it, he couldn't put it down apparently, he said it was brilliant, now he's on the next in the series.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great read
My son loves the series of diamond brothers, so this one was a mutton his christmas list. Highly recommended read for boys.
Published 6 months ago by J. Laurie
5.0 out of 5 stars South by south east
I think the plot of this book was excellent but I would have preferred it to include more subtle humour
Published 7 months ago by Sam Terry
5.0 out of 5 stars Excelent
This book is so gripping, with twists and turns. Ned Ed Ted Red Zed LOL
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Published 8 months ago by Dillan Leigh Ashton
5.0 out of 5 stars the best book ever
ya READ IT na or you will miss out on ever ting like cake and stuf like that like pizza it is nice
Published 8 months ago by stef spampinato
5.0 out of 5 stars Epic
I loved this amazing book even though I am only eight. One of my other favourite diamond brothers book is I Know What You Did Last Wednesday.
Published 9 months ago by Josh Ducie
5.0 out of 5 stars Never a dull moment
I think this book is 5 star because, like all the books in the diamond brother series, it is really funny but this time also quite dramatic. Read more
Published 11 months ago by Karen Blake
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read!
My 10 year old son was glued to this - fab book! This series has even inspired him to write his own detective story at school!
Published 14 months ago by wayne garner
5.0 out of 5 stars AMAIZING BOOK!
I didn't expect Charlotte to be Charon but how did Obedia b birds get there in time. It's a really good book
Published 15 months ago by Macca Pacca
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